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Yarmouth man still missing

PUBLISHED: 09:41 10 March 2009 | UPDATED: 13:16 03 July 2010

Derrick McHugh.

Derrick McHugh.

POLICE were forced to re-issue an appeal for a missing man this morning after they wrongly said he had been found.

The whereabouts of Derrick McHugh is still unknown after he was last seen leaving a bed and breakfast accommodation in Great Yarmouth on February 27.

POLICE were forced to re-issue an appeal for a missing man this morning after they wrongly said he had been found.

The whereabouts of Derrick McHugh is still unknown after he was last seen leaving a bed and breakfast accommodation in Great Yarmouth on February 27.

On Monday police issued a statement that Mr McHugh, who is in his 40s, had been found safe and well.

However officers said today that he had not been found and re-issued their original missing persons appeal.

Mr McHugh, who is originally from Bedfordshire, had been staying at Princes Road. He is 5ft 6in with a medium build with brown receding hair.

Police believe that when he disappeared on the morning of Friday, February 27 he had no money or possessions on him.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Mr McHugh should contact police on 0845 4564567.

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